Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Growing With Pride: From farm to table, the bounty of the valley is ripe for the picking.

The Hudson Valley is in the midst of another exciting harvest season, and stunning fall foliage is setting the scene for apple pickingpumpkin pickingfarmer’s markets, corn mazes and more!

New York City may be “The Big Apple”, but the Hudson Valley is the place to be for picking apples in the fall.

Now's the time to plan your Autumn Escape, and  we've put together some great ways to help you to celebrate the season.

The family owned specialty farms, vineyards, and orchards of the Hudson Valley are producing award winning artisanal cheese, free-range poultry and meats, handcrafted wines, and farm-fresh fruits and vegetables which simply can’t be beat.  

There’s simply no better way to enjoy fall in the Hudson Valley than a trip to the farm to pick your own apples fresh from the tree or pumpkins right from the vine. The Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is ideally located within minutes of some of the regions best growers and autumn attractions to help you make the most of your visit.   

A trip to nearby Jenkins-Lueken Orchards is the perfect way to get out and pick crisp autumn apples against the dramatic backdrop of the Shawangunk Ridge.

Offering one of the most diverse assortment of farm-fresh apples ripe for the picking, this family owned and operated farm has been growing with pride for more than 50 years.

Just down the road at Saunderskill Farms, you’ll find the most delicious corn and tomatoes in the region, harvested daily.

There’s something special at their farm market all season long, including homemade artisanal breads, handcrafted candles, fresh baked pies, and more.  

A great place to bring the kids to pick their own pumpkins, this family owned farm has been growing with pride since 1680!  While you’re there, check out the Corn Maze!  Kids love this local harvest attraction, and best of all-  it’s free!

Featuring the world’s largest garden gnome, nearby Kelder’s Farm offers visitors fantastic pick your own opportunities including pumpkin picking, and classic fall activities like hayrides and a petting zoo. 

But the biggest draw is a mini-golf course designed by artist Maria Reidelbach.  The whimsical course is constructed from re-purposed farm implements, and is lined with vegetables, herbs, grains, and fruit that kids can pick along the way!

Just minutes from these and other exciting autumn attractions, The Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is the perfect place to stay while enjoying the spectacular Hudson Valley fall foliage.

Nestled on 400 wooded acres in the heart of the Shawangunk Mountains and surrounded by gorgeous Catskill views, the Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is proud to offer an unbeatable fall getaway.

Resort amenities include crystal clear indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, arcade center, tennis and basketball courts, and so much more!

Now is the time to make your Autumn escape, so give us a call today at 845-626-8888 and we’ll help you make the most of the Hudson Valley harvest!

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